A young promising player of Harlequins Rugby, Seb Adeniran-Olule is dead. According to his club, he died after he was involved in a road traffic accident. Adeniran-Olule ealier in this season made his first team debut and went further to make three appearances for the senior side of his club. As a prop for the academy in the Premiership club, he had represented England Under-20s.
Harlequins in a statement said that they were deeply saddened by the news. Conor O’shea, the Director of Rugby chipped in how incredibly talented Adeniran-Olule was and said that that the entire club would sure miss him. He sent their sincere condolences and prayers to the family and friends of Adeniran-Olule.
Adeniran-Olule was good at forward and prop position. Since the age of 13, he had beenquite committed to the club. Adeniran-Olule in his unreserved exuberance won caps for the England under-20 team. He was however described as one of the “Most Promising Youngsters”. Rugby Football Union’s John Fletcher expressed how devastated he was and described Adiniran-Olule as a fantastic kid.
In addition, John Fletcher acknowledged him as one of the most skillful player he ever saw. He said Seb wore big smile to play his game and he did phenomenal things with the ball. He noted he was popular, brilliant, quiet and was incredible in his work rate.
He pointed out that he loved coaching him and would be remembered as a great kid. He described his exit as a great loss.
Source: Telegraph/Evening Standard/RugbyUnion